Describe the economic boom of the 1950s and the impact on American life, such as the G.I. Bill on the qualifications of workers, the increase of consumerism, increasing dependence on oil, and the development of the leisure class
Students will examine significant ideas, beliefs and themes; organize patterns and events; analyze how individuals and societies have changed over time in Maryland and the United States.
Challenges of the Post War World (1946–1968)
Students will demonstrate understanding of the cultural, economic, political, social and technological developments from 1946–1968.
Analyze the economic, political and social changes within the United States during the period 1946–1968.